Climate at a Glance

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Maximum Temperature Rankings, August 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
August 1895
1-Month
84.90°F
(29.39°C)
85.14°F
(29.52°C)
-0.24°F
(-0.13°C)
50th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1927
79th Warmest Warmest to Date 2011
Ties: 1990
Jul–Aug 1895
2-Month
84.40°F
(29.11°C)
85.90°F
(29.94°C)
-1.50°F
(-0.83°C)
11th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1992
118th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
Ties: 1907
Jun–Aug 1895
3-Month
83.23°F
(28.46°C)
84.38°F
(29.10°C)
-1.15°F
(-0.64°C)
19th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1915
110th Warmest Warmest to Date 1936
May–Aug 1895
4-Month
80.63°F
(27.02°C)
81.53°F
(27.52°C)
-0.90°F
(-0.50°C)
21st Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1915
108th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Apr–Aug 1895
5-Month
77.77°F
(25.43°C)
77.92°F
(25.51°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1907
84th Warmest Warmest to Date 1934
Ties: 1929, 1944
Mar–Aug 1895
6-Month
73.48°F
(23.04°C)
73.76°F
(23.20°C)
-0.28°F
(-0.16°C)
46th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
83rd Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Feb–Aug 1895
7-Month
68.37°F
(20.21°C)
69.64°F
(20.91°C)
-1.27°F
(-0.70°C)
14th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
115th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012
Jan–Aug 1895
8-Month
64.43°F
(18.02°C)
65.99°F
(18.88°C)
-1.56°F
(-0.86°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1895 1912
119th Warmest Warmest to Date 2012

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, Maximum Temperature, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/